Duke Energy Corporation’s At-the-Market Program to Sell Up to $1 Billion of Common Stock

Hunton & Williams LLP advised Duke Energy Corporation in connection with the establishment of its at-the-market program to sell up to an aggregate sales price of $1,000,000,000 of shares of the Company’s common stock over a period of time and from time-to-time through either the sales agents or forward purchasers, who will, at the Company’s […]

LyondellBasell’s $2.25 Billion Acquisition of A. Schulman

Shearman & Sterling LLP is serving as LyondellBasell’s legal counsel on the deal while J.P. Morgan and Dyal Co. are serving as financial advisors. A. Schulman is a leading supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites and powders. LyondellBasell will purchase 100% of the common stock of A. Schulman for $42 per share in cash and […]

Principal Real Estate Investors’ $210.4 million Acquisition of Optima Sonoran Village

Perkins Coie represented Optima, Inc., a vertically-integrated, luxury residential development firm providing development, architecture, design, construction, sales, and property management services, in its sale of Optima Sonoran Village, a complex of modern luxury apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona for $210.4 million to Principal Real Estate Investors. In addition to the sale, the transaction included the reinvestment […]

Sage Therapeutics’ $575 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

Goodwin advised Sage Therapeutics on the transaction Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SAGE) executed the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,506,098 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $164.00 per share. The gross proceeds to Sage Therapeutics from the offering, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses, […]

Stone Point Capital’s Acquisition of Genex Services

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity firm, on their sale of Genex Services, a leading provider of cost containment services to the workers’ compensation, disability and auto industries, to Stone Point Capital LLC. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Genex. Financial […]

Vista Oil & Gas $300 MillionFinancing Supporting Proposed Acquisition of Argentine Oil and Gas Platform

Simpson Thacher advised Vista Oil & Gas, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Vista”) (BMV: VISTA), a special purpose acquisition company backed by Riverstone, in connection with a $300 million bridge facility supporting the proposed acquisition of a fully operational oil and gas platform from Pampa Energía S.A. and Pluspetrol Resources Corporation with interests in certain exploitation concessions, […]

Ambac Financial Group’s restructuring transaction

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Ambac Financial Group, Inc. on its holistic restructuring transaction, including the successful conclusion of the rehabilitation of the Segregated Account of Ambac Assurance Corporation. Debevoise also represented the company in connection with negotiating a support agreement for the restructuring, including the terms of the exchange offers and new notes, with […]

Kemper’s $1.4 Billion Acquisition of Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC acted as financial advisor to Kemper and Sidley Austin LLP served as legal counsel to Kemper. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. acted as financial advisor to Infinity and Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL acted as legal counsel to Infinity. Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) and Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ: IPCC) […]